Day by day, Android getting enriched with the plethora of new features in every single major update. Android screen recorder is one of the new features available on the Android L, which, helps you to record your phone screen. This feature is now officially available from Lollipop 5.0 or above devices, and you do not need to root your device. All you need to do is install a screen recording app.
What is Android Screen recording:
Have you ever used the screenshot feature in your Android smartphone? If you are familiar with this feature, screen recorder is nothing but to record the same thing as a video instead of capturing as image.
How to record Android screen with AZ screen recorder app:
Note: In this tutorial we have used the AZ screen recorder app to demonstrate how to record the Android screen. I also recommend this app to you since it is free to use application with the plenty of features.
- Android Lollipop or Marshmallow device (no need to root).
- Android KitKat or below version with the Root access.
- Before starting the tutorial, go to Play Store and download the AZ Screen Recorder or you can utilize the below link to download the app too.
Once you installed the app, open it. You will get the interface as like the below picture.
Click on the Red camera icon in the recording tray. If you receive any notification to allow capture everything on your screen, just let it and click on the start now button.
Once you allowed it, the app gets will begin to records every happening on your smartphone. If you want to pause/stop the current recording, pull down the notification bar and select Pause/ Stop through the recording controls.
Moreover, you can also add Text or your logo for screen recording video. To do so, tap on the Gear icon, go to the overlay information and select Text and logo. Enable the Text option and enter your text to show messages to display text. Along with that, to show a logo, tap on the Show logo radio button and select your picture to display on video.
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Below are the settings that also helps you to take a perfect screen recording video on your smartphone.
To show touches, go to settings->Overlay information->Show touches.
To disable countdown, Go to settings-> Timer and tap on the Countdown before start radio button.
If you want to change the video save location, Go to settings->Others->Output directory.
Other Premium features available in AZ screen recorder app:
Gif Converter: This app has inbuilt Gif Converter feature that enables you to convert your screen record video into Gif format.
Video Trimmer: With the premium version of AZ screen recorder app, this feature helps you to trim recorded videos.
Facecam is an another cool feature that lets you record your face with the front side camera while recording videos. This feature helps you lot while preparing Android based tutorial videos.